Al Medina Al Munawarah, nicknamed the "Taybah Al Tayyeba" which means "goodness of the good", the first Islamic capital and the second holiest place for Muslims after Makkah, is the capital of Madina region located on the land of the historic Hijaz. About 400 kilometers away from Makkah in a east northeast direction. About 150 km east of the Red Sea. The nearest port is the port of Yanbu, south west of it, just about 220 km. Total space area of Medina is about 589 km ².
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